First Connections

Welcome to First Connections!



First Connections is a non-profit, family support organization that provides comprehensive services to families with infants and young children. Funded through a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant, First Connections together with the Early Childhood Council provides support to families with children birth through school age in twelve metro-west communities including Acton, Bedford, Boxborough, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Sudbury, and Westford as well as Hanscom Air Force Base.

More about Early Childhood Council and Child Care Tuition Assistance.

For a list of all of our programs click here
For our current newsletter click here
For our resource publications click here

Upcoming Events

Parent Child Events


Parent Child  

Playgroup Registration for March 2014 is now open Click Here for a complete list. 


Family Concert A Beautiful Future

Saturday, April 5, 11:00 to 12 Noon

Sargent Memorial Library,


Free, registration required


Parent Education Seminars

Preparing for Kindergarten — For Parents

Presented by Patty Marquis, LICSW

Wednesday, May 28, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Gleason Public Library, Carlisle



Presented by Sarah MacLaughlin, LSW

Thursday, April 17,


Acton Memorial Library   



 To register for any of the above workshops/ programs email or call 978-287-0221

Looking for more activities to do with your family? Check out for activities around Massachusetts.
First Connections is funded by a Coordinated Family and Community Engagement Grant from the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care, the Acton-Boxborough United Way, Concord Carlisle Community Chest, Maynard Community Chest, Stow Community Chest, private foundations and individual donations.